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2010-05-03 14:52:00

Honored for innovations that improve vision for visually impaired BOSTON, May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Eli Peli, a senior scientist at Schepens Eye Research Institute, has been selected by the Society for Information Display for the Otto Schade Prize.

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2010-04-29 10:42:56

Veterinary vision scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have safely and successfully used a viral vector in targeting a class of photoreceptors of the retina called rods, a critical first step in developing gene therapies for inherited blindness caused by rod degeneration.

2010-04-21 14:47:00

Veterinary ophthalmology researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have used gene therapy to restore retinal cone function and day vision in two canine models of congenital achromatopsia, also called rod monochromacy or total color blindness.

2010-04-06 09:24:00

BONN, Germany, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- IMI Intelligent Medical Implants, a pioneer developer of a system designed to restore vision to people blinded by diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa or macular degeneration, has named veteran life sciences executive, Robert J.

2010-03-31 16:38:44

New research in the FASEB Journal shows that nucleic acid nanoparticle platform delivery technology achieves successful gene transfer and reverses affects of retinitis pigmentosa in mice

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2010-03-22 13:59:01

Tel Aviv University pioneers research for new retinal implant technology.

2010-03-02 07:30:00

NEW YORK, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lighthouse International, the non-profit leader in vision healthcare, research, education and advocacy, launches a new website that features the first customizable, low-vision simulator that shows how a person with an eye disease sees the world.

2010-02-24 14:36:45

Findings could affect future treatments for macular degeneration, stargardt disease & other forms of retinal disease

2010-02-03 07:10:00

LIVONIA, Mich., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate Low Vision Awareness Month this February, Dr.

2010-01-31 17:20:00

International scientists today reported encouraging results in human trials of the use of the herb saffron for treating one of the commonest causes of loss of sight in old age.


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